The Talk Show Retired

The Talk Show

The Talk Show features discussion about technology, Apple, Mac, iPhone, iPad, movies, directors, and the Web. It’s America’s favorite podcast.

Hosted by John Gruber and Dan Benjamin.


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#90: Phiwladelphia

May 2, 2012 at 1:45pm • 1 hour 52 minutes

John and Dan discuss Steve Jobs dressed as Willy Wonka, RIM and who really needs to wake up, mobile profits and design sense, the Pebble, and Ebert's greatest films list and a survey of great directors.


#89: The Escalators Only Go One Way

April 25, 2012 at 3:00pm • 1 hour 11 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss the availability unavailability of WWDC tickets, analyst *estimates* and Apple's earnings, Google Drive, clicky keyboards, sitting and standing, and hoagies, subs, and grinders.


#88: I'd Get A Super Yacht

April 18, 2012 at 3:15pm • 2 hours 2 minutes

John and Dan discuss iOS text editors, Read It Later/Pocket going free, Pinboard, WWDC, The Android Lockdown, the future of Windows and Nokia, and the James Bond novels going Amazon.


#87: Don't Geotag Your Junk

April 11, 2012 at 2:30pm • 1 hour 32 minutes

John and Dan talk about the Flashback virus, Instagram, Facebook, privacy, the dominant platform, the General Lee, the 4-inch iPhone, and much more.


#86: Well-Intentioned Scumbags

April 4, 2012 at 1:30pm • 2 hours 10 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss Instagram for Android, Papermill (Instapaper for Android), iPhone wifi utilization, the iPad hotspot, the Lumia 900, the Mac Pro's future, and Readability.


#85: Pre-Amplified

March 28, 2012 at 11:00am • 1 hour 26 minutes

Jim Dalrymple is back with Dan Benjamin to talk about journalist responsibility in the wake of Warmgate, international 4G and things Apple didn't think of, patents and trademarks and how much care Apple gives them when naming products, guitars, domains, and a major announcement.

Special guest Jim Dalrymple.


#84: Daisey, Daisey, Give Me Your Answer, Do

March 20, 2012 at 1:00pm • 1 hour 40 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss how dinosaurs publish digital magazines, the speed and signal of LTE on the new iPad, and the Mike Daisey fiasco.


#83: The King's Thumb

March 15, 2012 at 12:00pm • 1 hour 23 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss the pixels, speed, and battery of the new iPad and how they make it much more than a simple update, the iPad event, tradeoffs in iPad and iPhone design, and how to handle being spotted with a prototype in public.


#82: Not Your Normal Beard

March 9, 2012 at 4:15pm • 1 hour 39 minutes

John Gruber is on vacation so Dan Benjamin is joined by Jim Dalrymple of The Loop to discuss Apple rumors, 20 years of publishing and following Apple, the new iPad, iPhoto, the future of Apple, and much more.

Special guest Jim Dalrymple.


#81: Coffee and Trucker Pills

February 29, 2012 at 11:45am • 1 hour 36 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin talk about whether Michael Knight's keyboard could replace the Apple Extended Keyboard, the upcoming iPad event and potential software demos, the future of One More Thing, whether Siri and LTE will come to iPad 3, and who will be on stage.